Cafes

Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s Piazza Café, open Mon-Fri, 10am-5:30pm (closed Sat & Sun)! Take-out service only and plenty of outdoor seating on the Piazza and decking.

We offer a wide selection of hot and cold drinks, freshly made sandwiches and rolls, soup, delicious salad and antipasti boxes, cakes and cake boxes.

We're proud to serve Coaltown Coffee, supporting Welsh business. Coaltown is B-Corp certified, meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance.

The Piazza Café is proud to support the NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect service in controlling the spread of COVID-19. When visiting the Piazza Café you’ll need to use the evePass app and follow some simple instructions to ensure we can keep a proper record of visitors. If you're a student or University staff, you can find more information about evePass on the Aberystwyth University website.

Read our FAQs to find out more details about our partial re-opening.


Please note the information below is our usual provision. We are currently operating an entirely reduced service while the Arts Centre prepares to fully re-open.

Our guiding principles shape and direct our innovative and progressive café, which offers a wide selection of hot food, salads, drinks, snacks and cakes.

Our hot food and salads are created by our dedicated chefs and kitchen team, reaching the highest standards of delicious, sustainable cookery. Our menu provides for a range of dietary needs, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available as standard.

Our extensive supplier list reflects our dedication to offering food that is as locally and ethically sourced as possible.

The Piazza café, located on the lower level of the Arts Centre, serves quick and easy meals and snacks including panini and cakes, and serves our delicious Coaltown coffee.

Look out for seasonal deals as well as our permanent special offers including 10% off your order with an event ticket (on the day of the event only), our ‘silver screening’ cinema offer and our coffee loyalty card.

Have a special occasion coming up? To reserve a table(s), please email Sarah Hughes on sbh@aber.ac.uk. Organising a conference? Soon we'll have our brand new conference menu available to browse.

Café Opening Times:
Monday – Saturday 8:30-20:00 / Sunday 12:00 – 17:30
Breakfast served 8:30-11:30 / Lunch Menu 12:00-14:00 / Evening Menu 16:30-19:30 / Salads served 11:30-19:30
Piazza Café Opening Times: Monday – Friday 9:30 -15:30 / Closed weekends

We're eager to hear any feedback about our cafes and bars from regular users and first timers alike. Please follow this link to submit feedback online.